Police Dispatcher Accused Of Taking Bribes From Tow Truck DriversA Philadelphia police civilian dispatcher has been indicted on charges she took bribes to steer car towing work to those who allegedly paid the bribes.
Tow Truck Reform Plan Passes City CouncilIt was a narrow vote Thursday as Philadelphia City Council okayed a new plan to reign in wreck-chasing tow truck operators -- a plan that gives the Parking Authority oversight. But the next step may be a courtroom.
Tow Truck Operators Angry Over City Council MeasureCity Council wraps up its 2010 formal meetings this coming Thursday and the session could be dominated by a final vote on a plan to reign in wreck-chasing tow truck operators.
City Council Moves Forward With Bill To Rein In Wreck ChasersA bill aimed at getting rogue tow truck operators in line has moved out of a City Council committee -- but not without a little fireworks.
Philadelphia City Council Wrestles With Reining In Tow Truck DriversThere are still no easy answers, as Tuesday's hearing pointed out.
Tow-Truck Drivers Find Ways Around Fire Dept. ProtocolWithin the past year, in the wake of several violent incidents, the Philadelphia Police Department changed their protocol for dispatching tow trucks to accident scenes to prevent multiple operators from arriving and fighting over who will tow the vehicle. But those rogue tow truck operators found a way around this.
3 On Your Side: New Towing Rules ProposedNew regulations are being proposed in Philadelphia that would revamp tow truck practices. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has reported about problems with tow trucks in the city and has the latest details.
Police: Tow Truck Driver Shot in Kensington
Phila. Councilman Wants Probe into Tow Truck Licenses
Overnight Fire, Gunfire May Be Escalating Tow Truck War
Tow Truck Driver Shot By Another in Hunting Park